André Dupont

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André Dupont
Born (1949-07-27) July 27, 1949 (age 65)
Trois-Rivières, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
St. Louis Blues
Philadelphia Flyers
Quebec Nordiques
NHL Draft 8th overall, 1969
New York Rangers
Playing career 1971–1983

André "Moose" Dupont (born July 27, 1949) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman who played 13 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues, Philadelphia Flyers and Quebec Nordiques. He won back-to-back Stanley Cups while a member of Philadelphia's "Broad Street Bullies" teams in the mid-1970s.

Playing career[edit]

Dupont was drafted by the New York Rangers in the first round of the 1969 NHL Amateur Draft. He won a Memorial Cup in 1969 as a member of the Montreal Junior Canadiens. He won the Stanley Cup as a member of the Flyers in 1974 and 1975. He retired in 1983.

Dupont's son Danny played junior hockey in the QMJHL. In 1994–95, he led the league in penalty minutes with 446 minutes, while playing for Halifax, Laval and Granby, all in one season. He has since retired and is now coaching The Acadie Bathurst Titan (Bathurst NB) of the QMJHL

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1965–66 Trois-Rivières Reds QJHL 5 2 0 2 11
1966–67 Trois-Rivières Leafs QJHL 45 5 24 29 310 14 2 7 9 52
1966–67 Thetford Mines Canadiens M-Cup 1 0 0 0 4
1967–68 Trois-Rivières Leafs QJHL Statistics unavailable 4 0 7 7 10
1967–68 Verdun Maple Leafs M-Cup 5 0 1 1 10
1968–69 Montreal Junior Canadiens OHA 38 2 14 16 212 14 2 8 10 76
1968–69 Montreal Junior Canadiens M-Cup 8 2 3 5 39
1969–70 Omaha Knights CHL 64 11 26 37 258 12 1 8 9 75
1970–71 New York Rangers NHL 7 1 2 3 21
1970–71 Omaha Knights CHL 54 15 31 46 308 11 0 7 7 45
1971–72 Providence Reds AHL 18 1 8 9 95
1971–72 St. Louis Blues NHL 60 3 10 13 147 11 1 0 1 20
1972–73 St. Louis Blues NHL 25 1 6 7 51
1972–73 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 46 3 20 23 164 11 1 2 3 29
1973–74 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 75 3 20 23 216 16 4 3 7 67
1974–75 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 80 11 21 32 216 17 3 2 5 49
1975–76 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 75 9 27 36 276 15 2 2 4 46
1976–77 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 59 10 19 29 214 10 1 1 2 35
1977–78 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 69 2 12 14 225 12 2 1 3 13
1978–79 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 77 3 9 12 135 8 0 0 0 17
1979–80 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 58 1 7 8 107 19 0 4 4 50
1980–81 Quebec Nordiques NHL 63 5 8 13 93 1 0 0 0 0
1981–82 Quebec Nordiques NHL 60 4 12 16 100 16 0 3 3 18
1982–83 Quebec Nordiques NHL 46 3 12 15 69 4 0 0 0 8
NHL totals 800 59 185 244 1986 140 14 18 32 352

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Preceded by
Bob Dickson
New York Rangers first round draft pick
1969
Succeeded by
Pierre Jarry
Preceded by
Dan Johnson
CHL Most Valuable Player Award
1970–71
shared with
Peter McDuffe
Gerry Ouellette
Joe Zanussi
Succeeded by
Gregg Sheppard
Preceded by
Robbie Ftorek
Quebec Nordiques captain
1981–82
Succeeded by
Mario Marois